1. Family: Crassulaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Crassula L.
      1. Crassula sarcocaulis Eckl. & Zeyh.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

    [FZ]

    Crassulaceae, R. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

    Habit
    Shrubs erect and ± branched.
    Branches
    Old branches woody, leafless, glabrous, those of the current year succulent, shortly papillose or papillose hairy.
    Leaves
    Leaves sessile, acute at the apex, entire, with a row of marginal dots, slightly connate at the base, usually glabrous, sometimes papillose at the margin, erect or ascending or the lowermost spreading, ± caducous.
    Flowers
    Flowers 5-merous in corymb-like dense cymes at the end of the leafy branchlets; peduncles and cyme-branches glabrous or papillose.
    Calyx
    Calyx glabrous, pale green; sepals oblong or oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, subacute, subobtuse or obtuse, glabrous.
    Corolla
    Corolla with ovate-oblong or oblong-ovate, obtuse or acute petals.
    Stamens
    Stamens slightly shorter than the corolla.
    Seeds
    Seeds minutely and densely spinulose-tuberculate.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

    Crassula sarcocaulis Eckl. & Zeyh. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Harris, T. [281], Mozambique K000613356

    First published in Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral.: 295 (1837)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1983). Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0